The Biggest Questions Facing Manchester City’s Midfield

What Is The Best Position For Bernardo Silva?

Back in 2018/19 Bernardo Silva was one of the best, in fact probably the best, midfielder in the Premier League. While Kevin De Bruyne suffered from injuries he did an excellent job filling in for him on the right of that midfield three. Since Bernardo has joined Man City that position is where he has played his best football which now looks like a bit of a problem.

Will Phil Foden Be The Successor To David Silva?

The wait for Phil Foden to fully break into the Manchester City team as a regular starter has been a long one, but now we appear to be nearing the make or break point. For a while now the theory has gone that Foden is the natural successor to David Silva and when the Spaniard leaves then Foden can take his place in the first eleven.

Do Manchester City Miss Fernandinho In The Centre Of Midfield?

One of the biggest differences between the Manchester City of the past two seasons and the Manchester City of this season has been the change in role for Fernandinho. With Rodri brought in from Atletico Madrid to play as the deepest midfielder of the three, Fernandinho was moved to centre back, initially to cover for an injured Aymeric Laporte, but has remained there even since his return.